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Pw2Hy - Papers of the Harley Family, 1602-1738, in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection
Pw2 Hy 521
Letter from William Butler to Mr William Hagley; 1705/6
Says that he will be unable to bring his contacts across without resorting to bribery; asks that Hagley request money of his master [Robert Harley?] in order to do so; is sorry that his poverty prevents him from acting on his 'zeal for my country'.
Old Style dating on letter.
bribery and corruption
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Dates of existence
Hagley; William (fl 1706); Mr; agent of 1st Earl of Oxford?
Butler; William (fl 1706)
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